Biggest Loser challenge wraps up

The overall winning teams pose with the faculty from the Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Fitness Center following an awards presentation on March 2 for the Health and Wellness Center's Biggest Loser Challenge. A total of 128 participants lost 793 pounds between Jan. 16 and Feb. 23 by adapting healthier lifestyles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yolanda Romero)

The overall winning teams pose with the faculty from the Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Fitness Center following an awards presentation on March 2 for the Health and Wellness Center's Biggest Loser Challenge. A total of 128 participants lost 793 pounds between Jan. 16 and Feb. 23 by adapting healthier lifestyles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yolanda Romero)

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The Health and Wellness Center's Biggest Loser competition ran from Jan. 16 to Feb. 23 at Cannon. 

Of the 128 people who started as 32 teams, 60 completed the competition. 

The total starting weight of all of the participants was 24,677 lbs.
After the competition wrapped up, the total ending weight was 23,883 lbs. Participants who changed to a healthier lifestyle contributed to a combined weight loss of 793 lbs., an average of 13.2 lbs lost per person. 

The following are the final standings of teams and individual participants:
Top four teams
1st place Team 24 -- Lost 46.5 lbs.
-- Robert Sobush
-- Gary McCarty
-- John Skaggs
-- Victoria Petit
2nd place Team 30 -- Lost 32.5 lbs
-- Kimberly Justice
-- Charles Jenkins
-- Matthew Burgess
-- Jessica Stokes
3rd place Team 4 -- Lost 31 lbs
-- Anthony Graham
-- Marc Mewes
-- Joel Adams
-- Jeanette Chavez
4th place Team 21 -- Lost 26.5 lbs.
-- Fran Boilore
-- Patty Thatcher
-- Tom Elliot
-- Dawn Armant

Top five individual weight loss
Gary McCarty-- 17.5 lbs., Team 24
Joel Adams-- 17 lbs., Team 4
Alesandra Neiman-- 17 lbs., Team 13
John McLaurin -- 16 lbs., Team 1
Robin Cozine -- 15.5 lbs., Team 16

Top five individual fat percent loss
James Monat -- 7.5 percent fat loss, Team 2
Glen Pugh -- 6.2 percent fat loss, Team 14
M.J. Anderson -- 5.6 percent fat loss, Team 16
John Skaggs -- 5.5 percent fat loss, Team 24
Charles Jenkins 4.9 percent fat loss, Team 30